[spoiler title=”Character Name Cheat Sheet”]
Protagonist (Imperial Class)
A human from another world who reincarnated into this world as a goblin. He once lost his mind due to starvation and hunted a monster to satiate it. He is currently revered by the goblins, and has promised to create a kingdom for them as their king. He is under the protection of the Goddess of the Underworld, and after uniting the various races of the forest has invaded the land of the humans, taking the first step in his path to world domination. He has since thrown himself in to the battles of the southern region.
Gi Ga Rax (Knight Class)
A spear-wielding goblin who is the first goblin from Gi Village to evolve into a rare class. He is a firm believer of the king and he has sworn fealty to him. He lost his right arm and left leg, but he managed to pick himself back thanks to his indomitable will. He is currently leading other wounded goblins like him to fight for the king. He calls his platoon the imperial guards. He is one of the four generals appointed by the king.
Gi Gu Verbena (Duke Class)
Former leader of the village that has now become the parent organization of the protagonist’s horde. He was a rare class at the time, but he was still subdued by the protagonist’s powerful howl, and became his subordinate. He specializes in the long sword, but he can use any close combat weapon. His real specialty lies in fighting with others. He conquered the goblins from the southern region and is now leading a force second only to the king’s horde. He is one of the four generals appointed by the king.
Gi Go Amatsuki (Baron Class)
In the face of being killed by the gray wolves or swearing fealty to the protagonist, he chose to swear. His preferred weapon is a curved sword, as it can cut his prey easily. He has received the divine protection of the Sword God, and once ended up pointing his sword to the king due to his influence. Ashamed of his weakness, he left the village. After a long time of wandering, he returned a new man and killed the Holy Knight, Gowen, who he once lost to.
Gi Za Zakuend (Wizard Class)
A mage goblin who lived in a village situated by the roots of a great tree. He became the protagonist’s subordinate after losing to him in a duel. He is a firm believer of the king and has sworn fealty to him. His appearance resembles that of humans. He has received the divine protection of the wind god.
Gi Gi Orudo (Duke Class)
A beast tamer, a goblin who can talk to animals. He came from the same village as Gi Gu, and currently has a triple head as his main beast. His preferred weapon is an axe. He is currently fighting as a part of the detached force responsible for conquering the colonial city. One of the appointed four generals of the king.
Gi Ji Arsil (Duke Class)
A goblin who can use the Meld skill, and thus, specializes in reconnaissance. He gets along well with Gi Gi and has fought as a pair with him plenty of times. He used to prefer a long sword, but after specializing in reconnaissance, he has since switched to a dagger. He has learned the Assassinate skill, and is merciless to all who oppose the king. He is a professional at instantly killing people.
Gi Zu Ruo (Duke Class)
When he was young, he lost his mind when Gi Ga was deeply wounded during the battle of the orcs. Using the Mad Dog skill, he was able to take down three orcs by himself. He is a powerful goblin, who has received the divine protection of the mad god. At the king’s behest, he went to the northwestern part of the Forest of Darkness to increase their forces. He was able to win against a mindless giant and solidify his footing in the northwestern part of the Forest of Darkness.
Gi Zo (Druid Class)
A water mage from Gi Za’s village. He was tasked to protect the village by the protagonist. He has received the divine protection of the water god. He is no longer among the living due to Gulland.
Gi Da (Rare Class)
A spearman from Gi Ga’s faction. His debut as a warrior was in the battle against the orcs. He possesses the Unreasonably Stubborn skill. He is no longer among the living due to Gulland.
Gi Jii Yubu (Noble Class)
The most brilliant student created by the goblin training, who now leads a regiol. As a commander, he has skills that could be matched with humans, but it seems he’s not ready just yet to take a holy knight on.
Gi De (Rare Class)
A subordinate of Gi Gi. He is also a beast tamer. He evolved into a rare class when he was caught up in the battle the orcs. As an obedient subordinate of Gi Gi, the king expects much from him. (He is currently using a triple boar and a wild dog.) He died to the Wand of Destruction, Bellan.
Gi Do Buruga (Shaman Class)
A wind mage. Also from Gi Za’s village. He has never stood out because of Gi Za, but he has gradually distinguished himself among the goblins. He has the divine protection of the wind god. He leads the druids alongside Gi Za.
Gi Ba Hagar (Noble Class)
A skillful goblin who can use the Fierce Arm skill. He has received Verid’s divine protection, and as such, deeply loathes humans. Most of his efforts have been centered against the humans, making him a valuable asset in supporting the frontlines. He was killed by Saldin during the retreating battle in the southern region.
Gi Bi (Rare Class)
A water mage. He is expected to be Gi Zo’s successor, but he is still a long way away from that goal. He is a part of Gi Za’s druid platoon.
Gi Bu Rakuta (Noble Class)
A beast tamer. Gi Ga works him hard everyday. He is now affiliated with Gi Gi’s beast tamer army and is looking after beasts he isn’t familiar with. He is currently supporting the goblins by focusing his efforts on stock-farming.
Gi Be Slay (Noble Class)
A one-armed goblin. He has received Verid’s divine protection and deeply loathes humans. He is affiliated with Gi Ga’s imperial guards and is a part of the king’s cavalry. Through his excellent control of his monster steed, he is able to display his abilities.
Gi Ah (Rare Class)
A goblin who evolved into a rare class during the war with the elves. He possesses the invasion-class skill, One who Encroaches into the Divine Region.
Gi Ii (Rare Class)
A goblin who evolved during the war with the elves. He is an explorer and specializes in moving.
Gi Uu (Druid Class)
A goblin who evolved during the war with the elves. He is a water mage.
Old Goblin (Normal)
An old goblin. He isn’t very useful in combat. Because he was once enslaved by humans through magic, he is good at talking. He is the parent who riced Gi Za.
Ra Gilmi Fishiga (Noble Class)
He is an archer of the Ganra tribe, one of the four tribes of the west.
He went to the Gi Village as a messenger after receiving permission from the tribe. He invited the protagonist to the four tribes. He has been title the First Archer or Gadieta. He is constantly worried over the relationship between the tribe and the king. He fought as part of the detached force responsible for the colonial city and is currently one of the four appointed generals of the king.
Ra Narsa (Rare Class)
One of the four tribes of the west. He is an archer of the Ganra tribe.
She had been chased from her village by the Gaidga goblins when she met the protagonist. She is the current chief of the tribe and has recently started to distinguish herself. She has remained in the tribe’s village, supporting the goblins from the back.
Ru Rou (rare Class)
A young goblin of the Ganra tribe. In the Ganra tribe, the names Ra, Ru, and Re are three most influential. The rest of the goblins have no family name, and are thus, normal goblins. He fought with Gilmi against the colonial city.
Aluhaliha (Noble Class)
One of the four tribes. He is the chief of the Paradua tribe.
He threw away his pride and worked with the Gaidga to save his people from starvation, but after losing to the protagonist, he and his tribe have since joined him in his quest for world domination. He is the oldest among all the goblins. His black tiger steed is named Jirouou. He is currently retired, but he frequently patrols the area around the Fortress of the Abyss.
Hal (Noble Class)
Chief of the Paradua tribe.
He used to be a young warrior who worked as Aluhaliha’s aide. After inheriting Aluhaliha’s position, he has since proven himself a worthy chief capable of standing equal to the human cavalry. He has sworn fealty to the king. While fighting with the king, he also been given a pattern to decorate his presence as a tribe chief.
Alashd (Rare Class)
A middle-aged goblin from Paradua.
He works as Aluhaliha’s aide and is currently a member of the elders. He is staying at the Paradua village.
Rashka (Lord Class)
The biggest chief among the four tribes.
He is the strongest goblin among the four tribes, but his subordinates haven’t been as blessed. He was Narsa’s fiancé.
He evolved during the goblin’s first invasion.
Dashka (Rare Class)
A young goblin from the Gaidga tribe.
Kuzan (Rare Class)
Chief of the Gordob tribe.
She is a goblin blessed with the divine protection of the goddess of the underworld. She has a skill that allows her to resurrect the dead. She is currently responsible for managing the Fortress of the Abyss. Gi Ga respects her. She studied medicine during her stay in the elven village and has since been working with the other Gordob members to support the goblins from the back as medical practitioners.
Reshia Fel Zeal (18 years-old)
The priestess known as the saint. As the Healing Goddess’ follower, she lives to spread the word and teach righteousness. She has the divine protection of the goddess, and can heal others. She has been brought back to the ivory tower.
Lili (22 years-old)
She studied the famous sword style, Zweil Style, in the capital. She has sworn fealty to Reshia. And while she may have lost to the protagonist in one hit, she has proven herself strong enough to easily defeat three normal goblins. She has become much stronger after acquiring the evil sword, Vashinant. She stopped the Yugushiva attacks after Gulland entrusted the northern army to her.
Mattis (27 years-old)
The second son of a farmer. He’s largely responsible for drying the meat to preserve them. He was sent somewhere in the kingdom.
Chinos (25 years-old)
The third son of a farmer. He plows the fields and is close to Mattis. He was sent somewhere in the kingdom.
Keifel (28 years-old)
An adventurer who took on a request to escort Reshia through the Forest of Darkness. He’s strong enough that he could easily wield a steel great sword, but the protagonist still managed to kill him.
Zeon (32 years-old)
A follower of Ativ. He specializes in fire magic. In his battle against the protagonist, he used his fire magic, but still lost. In the end, he tried to blow himself up along with the protagonist, but the protagonist’s words agitated him, causing him to lose the opportunity.
Tinra (23 years-old)
A villager. She is one of the women used by the goblins as a breeding machine that the protagonist killed.
Ashtal Do Germion (60 years-old)
The king that rules the western region of the continent in which the Forest of Darkness and the connecting borders are included. He is a powerful ruler with seven holy knights under him. He has recently ordered three of those holy knights to search for the saint. He has laid out new plans after feeling the threat from the Goblin King. He’s currently trying to gather mages to strengthen his army.
Gowen Ranid (46 years-old)
The feudal lord that rules over the region next to the Forest of Darkness. As one of the country’s strongest powers, he is renowned as the Iron-Armed Knight. He is currently leading his soldiers in a quest to find the saint. He fought hard against the goblin invasion, but was eventually killed by Gi Go Amatsuki.
Gulland Rifenin (32 years-old)
A former adventurer. As one of the country’s strongest powers, he is renowned as the Storm Knight. He’d been stationed in the northern mountains, but the king called him back to send him off in a quest for the saint. He became a hero after rescuing the saint. He tried to help Gowen fight the goblin invasion, but he lost. He retreated after losing to the Goblin King’s power that comes from the underworld.
Gene Marlon (24 years-old)
As one of the country’s strongest powers, he is renowned as Lightning-Fast Knight. He was previously stationed at the south, but the king called him back to send him on a quest to search for the saint. Killing is his favorite past-time. Whether it’s a man, a demihuman or a monster, they’re all just pieces of meat to be cut down before him. He was killed by his own slave.
Sivara Bandier (29 years-old)
One of the country’s most powerful warriors, a holy knight known as the Ripper Knight. He is a martial artist and comes from a noble family. He is popular among young soldiers, and is considered the enemy of all fathers and boyfriends. He is also known as the Marriage Destroyer. His skill at leading the cavalry is one of the best in the country. He fought in the southern wars, hoping to get a piece of land, but had to retreat after failing to make Cultidian fall.
Jize Yuuenti (40)
One of the country’s most powerful warriors, a holy knight known as the Sharp-Eyed Knight. He is currently dealing with the Kushain believers coming from the south. He was originally a traveler from the east that was coaxed by Ashtal with a huge paycheck.
A young commander under Gowen. He has received the divine protection of the Goddess Of Destiny. He has been tasked to suppress the goblins in the west.
A veteran martial artist who acts as Gowen’s aide. He used to lead the cavalry, but then the Goblin King turned him into a corpse.
Herculean Wyatt (41 years-old)
A member of the Blood Oath of the Flying Swallow. He specializes in handling great shields. He has a gentle personality, but beware for his anger isn’t one to be taken lightly. After returning from the forest, he has since been working in the Holy Shushunu Kingdom as the leader of the blood oath of the flying swallows. In order to deepen relations with the Red King, he joined the battle in the south as a guest general. Although defeated by the Goblin King, he was able to safely go home and return to the Flying Swallow.
Mage Killer Mill (20 years-old)
A member of the Blood Oath of the Flying Swallow. She is an assassin that favors the use of talons. Renowned as the mage killer, she is a mage’s worst nightmare. After returning from the forest, she has since been helping out in the slums and watching over orphans. She met Reshia and successfully managed to give her the orphans’ present.
Wand of Destruction Bellan (37 years-old)
A member of the Blood Oath of the Flying Swallow. He wields a fire staff. As a former knight, he cares a great deal about honor. He died while protecting his allies.
Hawk-Eyed Fick (32 years-old)
An adventurer with two names. He has exceptional perception and skill. He is currently searching through the Forest of Darkness under Gulland’s lead. After returning from the forest, he has since gone to the southern free cities on a solo adventure.
The White Hand of Life (Age Unknown)
A priest robed in white. She specializes in healing and support. Her age, name, and origin are all unknown. After converting Vitz and Yugil, she has started traveling the world to find more adherents.
Vitz (28 years-old)
A talkative sword-wielding adventurer. He’s actual strength isn’t bad, but he’s still far from being deserving of a second name. He was caught by the White Hand of Life and is currently traveling the world with her.
Yugil (26 years-old)
An adventurer and an unwilling shield bearer. He might appear old, but he is actually still young. He was caught by the White Hand of Life and is currently traveling the world with her.
Yoshu (27 years-old)
The younger brother of the slaves Gene purchased. The collar of obedience around his neck keeps him from going against Gene’s orders. Healers are rare, so he’s been made into a shield bearer. He ended up on the goblin side because of his older sister’s whims. He traveled with Gi Go, but since returning has been left in charge of many jobs. He works as a mediator for the goblins and the humans. He works to ensure the stability of the political situation. OF the humans under the Goblin King’s rule, he is the most successful.
Shumea (29 years-old)
The older sister of the slaves Gene purchased. The collar of obedience around her neck keeps her from going against Gene’s orders. Contrast to her brother who bears a shield, she uses a spear. She is a gutsy woman who believes that working with the Goblin King is better than living in human society. She negotiated with the humans and has currently been put in charge of the guards protecting the border region. She is popular among all races, but especially among children, seeing her as something akin to a mother.
Characters from the Southern Wars
Brandika Rual Attibel (32 years-old)
A great man who was able to become a king despite starting out as a mere adventurer. With his clan, the Red King, he swept through the southern lands. His genius adviser, Carlion, died during the battles with the king, and eventually lost his life in the hands of the Goblin King. He use a God-Class weapon called Valdis
Carlion Quinn Kirks (Romaji: Karion Kuin Kaakusu)
The tactician of the Red King, who helped push Brandika into kingship despite being a mere adventurer. He is popularly known as ‘Genius Adviser’. His body grew weak due to the influence of his skill, and later died in a pool of blood after abusing his own body. His name is based off of the characters of Kakuka (Guo Jia) of the Records of the Three Kingdoms.
Saldin (25 years-old)
An adventurer and a former bandit. He cherishes Carlion as if he were his own older brother and suffers because of it. He was able to kill Gi Ba Hagar, but the great loss at Melgion left him with no other choice but to lead the Red King to retreat to Fatina.
Grave (60 years-old)
An old enchanter that can bestow magical effects upon weapons. As a veteran adventure, he has many Connections. He takes advantage of that by frequently working on diplomatic missions. He died at Melgion.
Cell (48 years-old)
A gnome warrior who could live twice as long as humans. She is a kind of powerful swordsman known as a sword dancer. She vanished after bringing Carlion’s corpse to his hometown.
Shunrai (38 years-old)
A powerful swordsman that uses a scimitar. He has been fighting in the east with the Twin Moon Clan’s Vine the Mad Blade. he wears a muffler that hides his mouth, upon which a ferocious smile could be seen. When he excited, he tends to dart his eyes sideways.
Kanash (58 years-old)
Chief General of Elrain Kingdom. Although his achievements are dazzling, he failed to support his kingdom and lost it to the Red King. Since then he has been working with the Red King to beg for the safety of his young king. He died at Melgion to the cavalry of the Goblin King.
Zaurosh (40 years-old)
Vice Clan Leader of the Leno Heart Clan. He has sworn fealty to his clan leader. He is known to be a clever tactician in the east. He uses a cross spear as his weapon.
Tauroba (36 years-old)
A member of the Leon Heart Clan. A demihuman. He is currently in the west to protect his clan leader.
Fase (52 years-old)
A member of the Leon Heart Clan. Half-sylph-half-human. He is good at the bow and looks up to Zaurosh.
Garwin (31 years-old)
A member of the Leon Heart Clan. Fase and he were both positioned at the borderlands. He is soon to marry the village girl, Sonia.
A fanatic and the former patriarch of the Kushain Believers. He thought he could make the Goblin King submit to him, but he was wrong. That mistake cost him his life and he died at the beginning of the Kruzel War.
Mira Vi Burnen (17 years-old)
The new matriarch of the Kushain Believers. She is someone who has inherited the blood of Kushain and also someone from a royal family. She is a genuine princess. Skilled in diplomacy and internal affairs, she is popular among the Kushain Believers. She is constantly worried over the spineless Vil, but she herself doesn’t know why she feels like this for him.
Vilan Do Zul (18 years-old)
A young tactician who has been serving Mira since childhood. He possess great tenacity and unequaled precision. He is bad with women, but that is actually because of Mira. He is deeply loyal to his master and will not hesitate to get his hands dirty.
Raksha El Pena (19 years-old)
The queen of the merchant country of Pena. She inherited the throne due to the death of her late father, who died from old age. Unable to stand the death of her beloved, she has started to fall into insanity.
Aizas (24 years-old)
Former knight commander of the Blue Knights. A prodigy who understood both warfare and politics, but despite also being the bearer of the Holy sword, he still fell before the concentrated attacks of the goblins. He was the fiancé of Queen Raksha. Had he survived, the fate of PEna might have been brighter.
Allen (24 years-old)
Current knight commander of the Blue Knights. He is a prodigy skilled not only in tactics revolving the use of sand horses, but also in the of mercenaries. A little something he picked up while fighting with the Red King. He is Aizas’ close friend, and he inherited the Blue Knights after he died. Unfortunately, he was unable to stop the country from being devoured by the Red King.
Clan leader of the Twin Moons Clan. She is popularly known as the Mad Blade. There is a huge difference between the way she looks and how she acts. Her personally is extremely dangerous, being fierce, violent, and cruel. She was a slave once upon a time, and it was during that time that she cultivated her violent personality. She has been fighting with the Red King at the east.
A beginner adventurer picked up by Pale along the way. She has received the divine protection of the Goddess of Healing.
A beginner adventurer picked up by Pale along the way. It is not known if he has received a divine protection.
Commander of the Special Attack Unit of the Elks Clan. He was in love with Pale, but he died without ever telling her that.
Clan Leader of the Elks Clan. He is a charismatic man who managed to bring up his clan from the alleys of a city to bask under the glorious light of a full-fledged clan. He died at the hands of the Red King when the clans were competing for initiative.
Altesia. The underworld goddess.
The Goddess of the Underworld and the Goddess of Valor. As the goddess the snakes serve, she has given her blessing to the protagonist. She is a dangerous woman with her deep jealousy and fierce temperament.
The Goddess of Healing. She has given her blessing to Reshia. She has also warned the protagonist to protect her. The underworld goddess might hate her, but she doesn’t actually hate her herself.
Pitch Black (Verid)
A one-eyed red-eyed snake that belongs to the Goddess of the Underworld.
Known to the goblins as the Lord of Decay. He is one of the snakes that fought the world with the Goddess of the Underworld.
Earth-Devouring Snake (Perseval)
One of the servants of the Underworld Goddess, who antagonized the whole world. He continues to fight with the titans underneath the Fortress of the Abyss.
The goddess with a thousand hands said to control destiny. She looks like a young girl, but when angered, her face turns to that of an oni. She had her eyes on Brandika, so after the protagonist killed him, she swore to one day enact vengeance upon the protagonist.
The elven woman Gene purchased. She became a slave after running away from her tribe. She was freed after she killed Gene. Since then hse has been under the care of the Goblin King with Shumea.
She is one of the protagonist’s pets.
The protagonist managed to tame her by giving her orc corpse and other meat as bait.
She is a fortuitous kobold who somehow managed to become the leader of her pack. She leeched off the orcs for a time. She wanted to eat the orc children, but unfortunately, couldn’t find an opening. She attacked the colonial city with the orcs, but the humans weren’t very tasty. She is currently wandering. She mastered the spirit language and became able to use various spells and evolve into a Rook Kobold. Her journey to find delicious things continues yet.
As the pup of the gray wolves, she has been given the elven name that means lady of the lake. Reshia, Lili, and other children and women are quite taken by her lovely fur. She has grown up enough to lead her household. She has grown up to become a spectacular gray wolf even better than her own parents. She is so strong that she was even able to join the cavalry of the Goblin King.
As the pup of the gray wolves, he has been given the name of a wise human monarch that means sovereign of the wind’s howls. His uninhibited personality leads him to battle Hasu for ranks on a daily basis. He became the leader of many beasts in the capital, then in the ivory tower. He continues to increase his servants, but his subordinates are mostly females.
A timid orc. Gol Gol had taken a liking for him despite his small body. After Gol Gol died, he led the orcs to the west, but the protagonist managed to capture them. He attacked the colonial city with Gilmi. Recently, his greatest worry is that he’ll suddenly find himself fighting at the very frontlines against the humans.
The orc king that attacked the village. He is a berserker who can use skills. He was defeated by the protagonist.
Chief of the araneae, a female chief. She speaks firmly and possesses a proud mindset. The lower half of her body is a spider, but the uper half is that of a lovely maiden. She covers her upper body with clothes made from araneae thread. Poison drips from her talons, and she can use them alongside her threads. That fighting style has earned her the name Poison Feather. She is a descendant of the red crystal.
An influential person of the araneae. He opposed Nikea’s plans to accept the goblin and ended up dead for it. He is a descendant of the blue crystal.
The female chief of the mud-scaled tribe. She is slow in a good way. As a member of a tribe known for moving underground, she works as a merchant just like Yushika. She knowns more than the harpyurea and is also a better messenger. She looks like a mole on the outside, but her vision is perfectly fine. Her pair of round eyes is her unique feature. She is known as the hardest claw. Shi is a descendant of the dark crystal.
Female chief of the harpyurea. She has a huge bag hanging from her neck that she carries with her arms. She uses it to store her cargo. She is a merchant. She is also a mischievous woman who doesn’t cower even before the king. She has white wings sprouting from her back and bird feet. She is known as the first wing. She is a descendant of the white crystal.
The old chief of the papirsag/shell tribe. He is of short stature and he carries a moss-covered shell on his back. He is a careful man, whose eyes always seem sleepy. Despite that his gaze is extremely sharp. His tribe specializes in processing trees and taming monsters. He is a descendant of the hard crystal.
Chief of the long-tailed, a subspecies of the lizardman with two heads and two tails. Half of his body is covered with a shell, but the other half has his skin exposed just like an amphibian. He is a descendant of the soft crystal.
Chief of the minotaurs. He talks slowly. He tried to crush the goblins as soon as he saw one. There is almost nothing good about him when it comes to talking. His gaze is sharp and while he might talk foolishly, he is by no means incompetent. He is a descendant of the heavy crystal.
Chief of the werewolves. He is a friend of the gray wolves and he lives in the fields. He is known as the tyrant because he likes to tear his enemy apart with brute force. He is a firm believer of power and originally disliked the goblins. He is extremely friendly toward the gray wolves. He tends to be impulsive, but he’s definitely not one to be underestimated. He is a descendant of the fierce crystal.
Chief of the centaurs. He found himself in a bad position ever since Gurfia became a ghost. He tried to kill Gurfia with the elite of his tribe but failed. He hates the goblins. He is a descendant of the proud crystal.
The guide Nikea introduced.
The slave werewolf from the Jirad Forest.
The new chief of the cenaturs. He fought alongside Pale against the Red King. By defeating the mixed army, he was able to live up to the fame of the centaurs as archers.
Chief of the Sylph’s Forni village. He wishes to reform the elves. He studied under Falun and is Shunaria’s father. He is renowned as the Wise Shure. He formed an alliance with the Goblin King and promised him full support in the war with the humans.
Chief of the western Gastia Forest. Shure’s friend and master. He is considered a scheming strategist even by his own disciple, Shure. He brought back the elven school system and is currently using his village to spread knowledge.
Shure’s daughter. She is smart and frequently does pointless things. She delivered the Goblin King’s new weapon to him. She is currently working as a civil official in a human village.
A young sylph warrior who gathered experience in the human world. She is a versatile warrior who can lead army and fight her own battles. She managed to make the bigger goblin army retreat many times. She left the Goblin King to help her clan, Elks. After gaining the divine protection of the Goddess of Vengeance, she returned to the goblins as his tactician and destroyed the Red King.
One of Symphoria’s commanders. He fought alongside Pale against the goblins, but he mostly left the leadership of the platoon to her. He has been grudgingly leading the platoon since Pale left. He dreams of becoming a first-rate warrior. Currently, he is the only who can keep up with Gi Go Amatsuki in a sword fight.
Symphoria’s chief. He is Pale’s cousin. He is self-righteous and proud. He was the only one given a death penalty after the war.
Sinfall’s chief. She is a woman but her face is cold. She never managed to take back Sinfall after it was taken from her during the Sylph Unification War. She was exiled after the war.:
Jirad’s chief. He foresaw the human threat lie Shure and the Goblin King, but was rebuked because of his decision to enslave the demihumans. He was stripped of his last name and made a commoner after the war.
Sheng’s chief. He was sympathetic to Pale from beginning to end, but was coerced by Fenit to hand her over to the goblins. He was stripped of his last name and made to work at the Jirad’s hidden farm after the war.
Volume 3: Chapter 223 – The Hero of Pena IV (5/5)
“After me, druids!”
“Don’t let them near the king!”
At Gi Za’s behest, magic bullets of wind shot at the enemy.
With a swing of the Holy Sword Guradion, the wind bullets were torn apart, and the Order of the Blue Knights rode onwards within the billowing clouds of dust.
“Left Wing! Right Wing!”
100 knights split to the left and right as they rode toward Gi Gu Verbena’s army.
“The valors of war be with you! Commander!”
As they bid their commander goodbye, they threw their spears and charged onward.
“We’re being pushed back!?”
The charge of the enemy was so great that Gi Gu had to blink twice, unable to believe that he was being pressured by these humans. Very quickly, however, his expression turned from disbelief to anger.
“Don’t falter! Anyone who retreats shall die by my blade! Do not disgrace yourselves before His Highness!”
The cavalry desperately charged at them, swinging their axe and sword.
“…At this rate, the center is—!?”
Gi Gu said as he clicked his tongue. The enemy continued to push into them.
“Fearless warriors of Gaidga! Let loose your anger! Turn these bastards before you into prey!”
“5th platoon, 6th platoon! Onwards! Open a path for the commander!”
At the words of the platoon commander in charge of the rear, the cavalry rode onwards.
The Gaidga goblins laughed as they swung their clubs and crushed the knights, but despite that the Blue Knights rammed their horses into the wall of giant goblins and pushed them back.
“…I see. It seems you people insist on attacking the dead corner of my thoughts. In that case, let us begin the second stage.”
As soon as Pale said those words, the knights that managed to pass the Gaidga goblins fell into the pit holes and lost their posture. The knights that fell off their mount immediately got up and pushed onward, but Felbi’s arrows were already waiting for them.
“Send a messenger to Gi Ga-dono. Surround the enemy from the back and wipe them out!”
Certain of victory, Pale sent the messenger with these orders. But even at this time, she had not abandoned the possibility of the enemy having a detached force.
Traps were most effective when one was certain of victory. When the enemy broke through the Gaidga goblins, they must’ve thought that they’d already reached the king, but what was waiting for them was actually a hell of pitfalls by their feet.
As such, even though she was certain of victory, she gave a completely different order.
“Tell Gi Za Zakuend-dono to watch the back!”
“Glory to Pena!”
Immediately after Pale sent the messenger, the soldiers under Allen’s direct command appeared. The soldiers ignored the arrows hitting them as they protected Allen’s path.
“Please go ahead, Commander!”
As his subordinates died one after another valiantly, Allen nodded and went over their corpses.
Without waiting for Pale’s commands, Gi Ji led the goblins to stand before the king.
“You shall not pass!”
The assassin unit of Gi Ji Arsil that has been hidden until now attacked Allen, but they were deflected with a stroke of his sword. Allen continued onward. The Blue Knights acted as Allen’s shield and received the spears of Gi Be Slay’s imperial guards.
Finally, Allen could see the Goblin King wielding a sword burning with black flames.
As the Goblin King bellowed out a howl, he stopped Guradion
As expected, Guradion had an anti-monster effect, and when the Goblin King stopped its blow, he could feel his body weakening, but despite that the Goblin King forced his way through and pushed Allen back.
The Goblin King used the distance that opened between them to swing his Flamberge straight down, but Allen jumped back. There was now a distance of about 10 steps between them, but in the next moment, they moved again.
As far as Allen was concerned, he had no time left.
His body was already on the brink of destruction. He even felt like if he turned around he would be able to see death right in front of him. Now that death was right behind him, he has no choice but to defeat the Goblin King to save Pena.
As for the Goblin King, he understood that it was this youth in front of him that sent the soldiers of Pena on this suicide charge. He also understood that it was this youth who was wielding the god class weapon, the Holy Sword Guradion. Awhile ago he had inadvertently mentioned the extremely ominous word ‘hero’.
The Goblin King knew by instinct that if he could defeat this youth, he would gain something. Because of that he was impatient. Unless he defeats this youth here, his future, the goblins’ future, and the future of the country he has built will all be covered in darkness.
Sparks erupted once again as their weapons clashed. Each time the dazzling Guradion fiercely thrust, the Flamberge covered in black flames would rage. The Goblin King’s powerful muscles and swordsmanship made his sword faster than your average swordsman.
If ether weren’t at play, the Goblin King’s great sword would easily suppress the hero of Pena. But Allen easily tore apart any notion of that, as he easily fought back with his sword. There was a big difference between their height with the Goblin King being two heads taller. As such, it was only a given that he would have a greater range than Allen.
Hence, the Goblin King tried to move away from Allen to get out of his range, but when he did, it was if chains had wrapped themselves around him, slowing him down and causing the tip of Allen’s sword to cut his body.
Delayed by a little, black flames burst out of his body in place of blood and healed his wound. While that wound had yet to close, Allen made even more flames burn on the king’s body with his long sword. The Goblin King’s instincts have been sharpened by countless perilous situations. He relied on those instincts to dodge his enemies’ attacks, but against this foe, every attack of his would leave a wound on his body.
“I can’t lose at a place like this! Not to the like of a hero!’
The king used the power of the snake within him to heal his wounds.
He forcefully mustered the power of the snakes from the underworld that once fought against the world. The only way to contest the spell of a god class weapon was with the power of another being from the Age of the Gods.
That regenerative power seemed to be endless, but Allen showed no signs of stopping his attacks. With each step, he grew even fiercer, and the wounds his long sword inflicted on the king’s body gradually grew deeper.
The Goblin King fell back and Allen pursued. But this battle did not continue like this for long. The Goblin King himself was a warrior who has survived many battles to get here. Naturally, he has faced many battles where he was at a disadvantage. First, he had to stop the enemy. As he thought that, he braced himself for the coming pain and stepped forward. At the same time, he hid his body behind the shadow of his great sword to defend.
This sudden action of the Goblin King’s left Allen unable to respond immediately. Allen ended up hitting the great sword from above, but he immediately realized that was the wrong move. The Goblin King tried to parry the sword off of Allen’s hands, but unwilling to let go, Allen was sent flying back with his sword instead.
With his posture broken, the Goblin King began his counterattack.
The Goblin King cut straight through horizontally. He prioritized hitting the enemy and took another step to attack with the returning blade.
Allen grit his teeth as blood flowed out of his mouth. Although he had managed to dodge the first blow, he could not properly defend against the second. Already, cracks were appearing on his arms, and when he froze for a moment, the Goblin King approached with his great sword.
“Turn me into a blade (Enchant)!”
The Goblin King knew this was the decisive moment. Black flames burned fiercer than ever and they coiled themselves around Flamberge. The black flames clad even the Goblin King’s body as he stepped forward to erase the brilliance of the holy sword. The flames that clad around his body converged and the flames on Flamberge grew even bigger.
The flames were so big now it was as if they had turned into a pillar of flames. The Goblin King slashed down with that colossal flame.
“Guradion, give me power! Power to fulfill my promise!”
As the great sword descended, the hero faced it head on. He raised up Guradion from below and slammed it into Flamberge, receiving the Goblin King’s attack. Cracks appeared on the ground beneath his step, and he grit his teeth so hard his molars chipped.
The hero had indeed stopped the attack of the king.
But he couldn’t stop the ether. His chest wide open, that blade of ether cut him from his chest to his side. The amount of blood he’d lost was long fatal.
When the battle seemed decided and the Goblin King let down his guard, the hero that was about to fall suddenly took a step and looked up at the Goblin King. Their eyes met.
In that moment, the Goblin King realized that the battle was far from over.
The Goblin King didn’t even have the time to spare to be shocked, as he immediately backed down when he saw Allen moving. Those arms that should no longer be able to rise, those legs that should no longer be able to walk forward… Allen forced them onward, and he began attacking again.
That body that would spit blood and be torn each time it moved, Allen forced it onwards.
He swung his holy sword, and the great sword struck back. But unlike before, the Goblin King was now one-sidedly being pushed back. Blocking the hero’s attacks was the most he could do, and he didn’t have any opportunity to strike back. The Goblin King has never before met an enemy this tenacious.
“…What king am I if I can’t even overcome this!?”
The king scolded his cowardly self and forced out even more ether. Once again, a pillar of black flame rose. This was the first time the Goblin King found this power unreliable.
The power of the gods, the curse, and even his army. This man before him had overcome all that.
Seeing this man block his path… For the first time in a while, the Goblin King was perplexed.
He tried to paint over his emotions with anger, but he could not fool himself. He knew that he had begun to fear. At this rate, defeat was certain. The sign of an impending defeat shook the Goblin King.
In this one on one battle, the Goblin King was gradually falling back, while the hero of Pena was gradually chasing after him.
Already, they had crossed swords over 40 times. As their swords clashed more and more, the pace of the battle grew faster and faster.
Like a candle about to burn out, the exchange between the Goblin King and the hero reached a peak. Havoc was wrought around them like a powerful storm.
The Goblin King’s sword, the hero’s sword, they clashed head on and deflected each other, but the two warriors valiantly held on and continued to fight. With every stroke, the winds would blow. With every clash, shock waves would blast out to their surroundings.
In almost the same moment, the two warriors stepped forward. As the ground cracked from the weight of their step, their deflected sword followed the shortest trajectory and clashed once more. The Goblin King’s sword was smashed up and the hero’s sword was now pointed at his throat.
The Goblin King had lost.
He knew that more than anyone else.
They quietly looked at each other. As they both breathed, steam rose from the black flames to heal the Goblin King’s wounded body.
The Goblin King had to acknowledge it. That this hero — No. This man before him was strong. It was not because of the holy sword, but because of his will that he was strong. This was a man fitting to shoulder a country.
This was a man strong enough that defeat was understandable.
The king who has come out victorious against powerful enemies many times knew full well the rules of the defeated. The moment he reached for the great sword on his back, death would come. A death he could not avoid.
The Goblin King looked for an opening until the very end. If Allen showed even the slightest opening, he would unsheathe the sword behind his back and attack.
“So… fate… has… finally… caught… up… with me.”
But the one to fall was Allen.
When Allen shifted his eyes behind him a little, he saw death holding his neck.
The hero had used all of his power and died.
The king lost, but he survived. The hero won, but the one to die was him.
The hero tried to call the name of the person he most loved before passing, but death did not permit even that.
The Goblin King watched him in his last moments.
“Your Majesty, are you alright!?” Pale asked as she came riding for the king.
The Goblin King used his sword as a cane and asked her. “Pale, how is the battle going?”
“The Blue Knights that fought us have all been wiped out. Not one is left. They’re all dead. We’re moving to surround Pena now, but…”
“Stop the army. Send their bodies to Pena.”
The Goblin King’s words left Pale speechless.
“I won’t say it again. This is the man who defeated me. He can’t be left out here to rot. Perhaps, this is nothing more than hypocrisy. But even then…”
“As you will.”
The Goblin King’s army retreated temporarily from Pena after that.
The next day, all the bodies of the members of the Blue Knights that fought with Allen, all of these heroes, were sent back to Pena through an envoy. The envoy sent was the elf, Felbi, and he retold Allen’s last moments to the elder council through the words imparted to him by the king.
After that, having lost all power to resist, Pena signed a treaty with the Goblin King. The Goblin King gave Pena autonomy. Shortly after getting word of Allen’s death, Queen Raksha committed suicide.
Although this battle that would later be known as the Battle of Pena has now come to a close. The bravery a lone youth showed will forever be burned in the hearts of the people… And be remembered as the Hero of Pena.
After this battle the goblin army left Pena and headed north.
|Job||Knight Commander; Hero of Pena|
|Possessed Skills||Sword Mastery A+; The Mind’s Eye; Dash; Innate Talent; Oath of the Knight; Indomitable Courage; Limit Walk; Unreasonably Stubborn|
|Divine Protection||Goddess of Destiny (Liuryuna) (Third Daughter)|
|Abnormal Status||Curse of the Holy Sword|
|Equipment||Holy Sword Guradion|
Dash: Bonus when leading a cavalry.
Indomitable Courage: When in a predicament, the level of one’s possessed skills will increase by one level.
Limit Walk: Can ignore the limits of one’s own body. The price will be paid the next day.
Holy Sword Guradion: A weapon that can disperse the ether of monsters. As it loses its brilliance, it can seal the movement of monsters. If an unchosen one wields it, he will be cursed with a curse that will shorten his life.
Tl Note: More than twice as long as the usual releases but not enough to make three, so this will count as two releases.